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president obama released his budget, he held a press conference to defend it, and issued his first veto threat to the republican house. >> what weighs ten pounds and pleases nobody. >> not good to get a head line on the first day. >> president obama is back to a campaign message on budget cutting. >> we have to be careful. again, let's use a scalpel, not a machete. >> called a budget cut, not a budget massage. >> he is playing a delicate game. >> the government's credit card is on fire. >> where the president cuts with a scalpel republicans are cranking up the chain saw. >> house republicans prepare to offer their deep spending cuts. >> president obama effectively punting it. >> republicans will not punt. everything is on the table. >> the republicans accuse the president of punting and then to punt back. >> the gop is saying that the president punted on this. >> republicans have punted for the past year on all these issues. >> it is going to get boring. >> why are republicans already saying they won't compromise, the tea party won't let them, even if it costs jobs. >> the federal gover
that president obama was not born in america. what this means is that in order to be nominated for the republican nomination a republican has to pretend or actually deny that president obama is a legitimate president he would be running against. the lie that won't die is our top story tonight. and speaking of those republican candidates, where are they? why hasn't a serious candidate even declared yet? could it be as joe scarborough suggests in politico this morning that they secretly believe that obama is going to be very hard to beat next year? "morning joe" himself joins us tonight. joe scar borough in ten minutes. >>> plus, the phony case for war against iraq. "the guardian" reports today that the source the bush administration relied on known as curveball believed that -- there was no weapons of mass nuclear weapons. no wonder donald rumsfeld doesn't repeat the lie in his new book. the budget. i get the politics but why is president willing to cut programs he knows work. final out on a limbaugh. we've been looking for a republican that would say limbaugh doesn't represent the republican par
personalidades fueron galardonadas hoy por el presidente barack obama con la medalla de la libertad, el mÁs alto honor que confiere el paÍs a un civil. la hispana silvia mÉndez estaba entre los galardonados.ysñ?ñ? >> este es su noticiero univisiÓn con hhmp/% jorge ramÍ elena salinas.÷óñ?ñ? >> el gobierno de mÉxico contestÓ que bajo esas condiciones cancelÓ su participaciÓn en francia con casi 300 cementos socioculturales y de turismo. >> de forma unilateral sin consultar se cambian las condiciones y se dedica alguien condenada por delitos graves, se verÍa en la imposibilidad de participar. el periÓdico universal publicó el Álbum familiar de la familia, donde tanto los padres como... aparecen jugando. y los seÑalamientos de las vÍctimas que estuvieron secuestradas 52 dìas fueron acusatorios sobre. >> nunca la vi. pero sigue escuchÉ su voz. y es la misma voz que pude identificar en la procuradurÍa. >> ella me dijo que se intentaba hacerme el hÉroe ella misma me iba a matar. me dijo que no intentara escaparme o algo porque ella misma me iba a matar. >> pero sus papÁs alegan
president obama's birth certificate was over, you haven't been paying attention. new state legislation, tonight a montana lawmaker says fe has no idea if president obama was born in america. >>> trying to keep iran's oppressive rulers honest as they try to crush their uprising at home. we begin with the brutal crackdown in iran and the courage of a protester speaking out. a voice the government of iran wants to silence. a voice belonging to a young woman who is risking her life tonight to get her message out to you. we're calling her sarah. her fellow pro-tess sors have been arrested. at least one is dead, shot by iranian government agents, shot by a government that is as brutal as hypocritical. if you what about to see what the iranian government is like, what its parliament is like, take a look at this. they're chanting death to two main opposition leaders in iran. that is the iranian parliament chanting for the death of two iranians, baying for blood. can you imagine american lawmakers doing that, being led in their chants by a religious figure? it's hard to imagine this. in iran, h
spending cuts. president obama huddles with senate democrats over his new budget proposal and a man many would like to see running for president makes an impression here in d.c. live from the studio in washington. this is special report. >> brett: good good evening. the ballot how to save your money is getting tougher. federal government's balance sheet is getting lower as the days tip down toward a major deadline. carl cameron is watching the fiscal carnage on capitol hill. good evening. >> reporter: in the quest to cut more than $60 billion from current spending congress today approved an amendment that would de-fund a back up engine for the ficht 35 joint fighter jet. it could cost a lot of jobs and would save more than $3 billion over the next couple of years on a jet engine the pentagon said they didn't want in the first place. >> when it comes to cutting programs by democrats, the left is fighting back from those that jobs could be lost. >> this is deeper than what we have faced before. >> reporter: democrats blasted the plan to eliminate the budget for corporation for public broad
haley is here. hannity starts right now. president obama was on damage control today after his unveiling of his budget monday. from the moment his 3.7 trillion dollar monstrosity was rolled up, conservatives, liberals and republicans -- >> the president: when it comes to difficult choices about our budget and priorities we have found common ground before. ronald reagan and tip o'neil came together to save social security. bill clinton at republican congress found a way to settle their differences and balance the budget. many democrats and republicans in congress today came together in december to pass a tax cut that has made phfrpbs' paychecks a little bigger this year and will spur additional economic growth this year. >> sean: despite the plea, -- republicans are angry over the fact it does little to address the record breaking deficit. >> we saw the president's budget yesterday. it is clear that it spends too much, borrows too much and taxes too much. the most irritating part to me, there's two parts, is that this will continue to hurt job creation in america. >> where is nancy pelosi
to the discretionary budget rather than a machete. >> bill: president obama's budgets far too big and will not stand. we will tell you what should be done and debate it with crowley, colmes, and dobbs. >> police in menace us is were responding to a blood bath. four people were shot. >> bill: is it legal very busy tonight. illegal alien in virginia allegedly murders three people. a member of the minutemen convicted of murder. and david beckham loses big in court. >> i just wanted to ask you a quick question. >> is this an ambush? >> listen, this is not how do you an ambush, man. you have got to have a real camera first of all. >> bill: once again a far left loon confronts factor producer jesse waters. it didn't turn out well for the guy. >> like a smile usually helps. a little tip. >> caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone, the factor begins right now. >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. the factor will solve the deficit crisis right here tonight. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. president obama held a press conference today saying that
'll see you tomorrow night. >> greta: right now president obama is getting barbecued. raked over the colts for his new budget. he woke to blistering headlines -- each one worse than the next. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ forget you >> greta: many you know that was the g-rated version of that song. you get the point. even the usually adoring huffington post is attacking president obama president obama is not hiding. he's facing the media, defending his budget. >> the president: what we've done is we've been very specific in terms of how to stabilize the discretionary budget. to make sure we are not adding additional debt. by 2015. then, let's together democrats and republicans tackle these long term problems in a way that i think will ensure our fiscal health at the same time ensure we are making investments in the future. >> greta: here are the raw numbers. to put it in perspective, look at our budget last year. the bulk is spent on medicare, medicaid, social security and defense. you can see that on the chart. president obama's budget does not cut a dime from medicare, medicaid or social s
the vice president, heard from secretary of state hillary clinton, but then president obama himself today essentially calling the iranian regime hypocrite, saluted the demonstrators on the streets of egypt but now beating and quashing their own opposition at home. how does that impact the debate inside iran? >> reporter: what we are hearing from the obama administration is much different from what we heard two years ago. remember, there was some people who criticized the obama administration for not being vocal enough, they are playing their cards differently. they are leaning on the iranian regime more, they are adding more pressure on them and vocally coming out in support of the opposition movement l that be effective? will that be any different? it remains to be seen. >> reza sayah, as always, thanks for your help. from those troubling images iran, let's take a peek at egypt. much more encouraging pictures out of egypt today. this is the facebook page that was used to organize the demonstrations. remember, you had up here a more militant figure urging demonstrations, now, dreams came
, we saw president obama unveiled his 2012 budget proposal. if you go to, we have a budget page available. you can look back /budget. with events we have been covering -- hearings. all of it can be found there. we also have a list of amendments for this 2011 spending bill debated in the house. if you are interested in who has to file amendments and what issue, go to, and there you can find a list of amendments. upper marlboro, maryland. libya is a moderate. what do you think? caller: i think there should be moderation and all things. part of the problem is half of the legislators are working on the budget cuts -- and the other half should be working on the jobs bill. it is a no-brainer, if you put people back to work it will make a dent in the deficit. 15 million people unemployed? they would be paying taxes, federal and state taxes, buying appliances and spending money. and another thing that irritates me, when they talk about entitlements. i worked 30 years for my civil service retirement, standing out in the rain and cold and sleet and snow, five degre
?lv >> shannon: before the battle over president obama's budget begins in earnest there is something else to take care of. a chief correspondent reports on paying the bills right now. >> reporter: there is something far more pressing for the budget next fiscal year that begins in october. it's the lack of a budget for year and republicans want to cut now and not later. >> we are not waiting for the next year. we are doing it now. we'll be on the floor cutting more than a hundred billion dollars. >> reporter: the government and agencies are operating on what they are calling a continuing resolution that authorizes them to spend at current levels. five months in the budget year they can't take back money already being spent making the cuts difficult. the cuts are sweeping and painful. >> when we do our budget analysis, it should be done with a scapel, like a surgeon would approach it, not with meat axe. >> that spending educates our children, promotes our health and commerce and building the economy. >> democrats raled argued they are job killers but differ on the numbers. >> we estimate it will cu
this country should go egypt on president obama in the next election? okay, rush. we'll hold you to that. and governor haley barbour won't take a stand against a proposal for a state license plate honoring a confederate leader who was the grand wizard of the ku klux klan. this is the story that has me fired up tonight. in my heart, there's no bigger story in america. for middle class americans, there is no bigger story than what is unfolding in wisconsin because other states will follow. the turnout today was fantastic. on the grounds of the state capitol in madison, wisconsin. today the crowd is fighting governor scott walker's attempt to bust unions and take their hard earned money. that's the bottom line. "the wisconsin state journal" reported more than 10,000 protesters gathered on the south side of the capitol building many carrying signs and chanting "recall walker." well, in many ways, this is the american version of what we saw in egypt when it comes to crowds isn't it? workers are taking it to the streets, calling for the ouster of a politically elected leader who is taking mone
released budget. he was going to go after obama, he was going to make headlines, going to score big political points today. so john boehner purposely sought out the press, gathered everybody around him, and then this is what he said to the cameras. >> over the last two years since president obama has taken office, the federal government has added 200,000 new federal jobs, and if some of those jobs are lost in this, so be it. >> so be it. this is evidence for the john boehner is bad at his job hypothesis for a few reasons. first, what he said today is not true. while everybody should avoid making statements that aren't true whenever possible, if your job title is speaker of the house, you should really avoid making statements that aren't true. >> since president obama has taken office, the federal government has added 200,000 new federal jobs. >> not true. total, utter, 100% bull pucky. according to bureau of labor statistics which keeps track of these things, darn bureau, when he came into office there were 2.7 million federal employees. there are now 2.8 million employees. that wou
. president obama made the case today for his 2012 budget, and called on both parties to prepare for tough decisions about social security, medicare and medicaid. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, on capitol hill, republicans called for slashing this year's spending. david chalian walks us through the politics of today's debate. >> woodruff: and we talk to freshman senator and tea party leader rand paul, who says neither party is going far enough. >> i don't think we're on a path towards balancing the budget. we're not a path towards reducing the debt. we're on a path towards exploding the debt on both sides, democrat and republican. >> ifill: then, we look at the ripple effect from egypt's uprising, as protesters take to the streets in bahrain and yemen. >> woodruff: jeffrey brown zeroes in on the moves by the government of iran to crack down on demonstrators. >> ifill: betty ann bowser tells the story of a colorado clinic helping diabetes patients stave off the devastating consequences of the disease. >> we're winning the war because we see less long-term complicatio
that means for the project's future tonight. mark? >> reporter: well, allen, president obama's budget does contain money to complete the first phase of the bart expansion here to the south bay and civic leaders are optimistic republicans on capitol hill are still vowing a fight over transportation funding. the first phase of the bart extension to the south bay would run for just over 10 miles from fremont to san jose's neighborhoods. the news that the federal transit administration is recommending $130 million in federal funds for the project almost certainly clears the way for construction to begin next year. >> this is tremendous and phenomenal news. >> reporter: the vta is building the extension that bart will operate and maintain. >> this project increases access in and out in santa clara county connecting the three largest areas in the bay area, san francisco, oakland and san jose. increases the access for both employees coming into santa clara county and employees going outside. >> reporter: in 2000 santa clara county voters approved a half cents sales tax to build the bart station t
to tarnish the iranian nation's brilliance. at his news conference yesterday president obama slammed iranian lead who are are now blaming the west for the uprising. >> i find it ironic you've got the iranian regime pretending to celebrate what happened in egypt when, in fact, they have acted in direct contrast to what happened in egypt by gunning down and beating people who are trying to express themselves peacefully in iran. >> for the first time the unrest has now spread to libya where hundreds of protesters have take tone the streets there today to demand the government's ouster. the rioting is rare for libya which has been tightly controlled by moammar gad hoff fi. protesters in buy rain are holding their ground today in an egypt style of landmark square, the third day of demonstrations in one of washington's most strategic allies in the gulf. >> at george washington university secretary of state hillary clinton responded for them not doing to more. >> while the rights we seek to protect and support are clear, the various ways these rights are violated are increasingly complex. there is
obama says the gop plan threatens the economy because of president obama is selling the virtues of this 20 all the virtues, republicans are trying to cut down this year's spending plan, by more than $60 billion. >> the american people sent us here to change the way washington works of. >> the house began work on a bill that would cut government spending. democrats don't have the votes to stop it, but they are trying to slow down. >> the working man and woman of this country. >> the bill has virtually no chance in the senate, where democrats still run the show. congress has to do something by march 4 to prevent a government shutdown. >> with the republicans headed in the direction they are, that is a possibility and that is too bad because republicans want to create jobs, john boehner said he is not a word about government jobs. >> if some of those jobs are lost in this, so be it, we're broke. >> a showdown on the bottom line on capitol hill. president obama is threatening to veto the bill if it undermines >> welcome back. a beautiful sunrise this morning. it will a decent color.
of the house. president obama called his first formal news conference of the year to address the issue. for the second day in a row, the president spoke up for his new $3.7 trillion budget blueprint for 2012. the plan does not include the sweeping recommendations of his deficit commission. instead, he calls for negotiating "tough choices" with republicans. >> my goal here is to actually solve the problem. it's not to get a... a good headline on the first day. my goal is... is that, a year from now or two years from now, people will look back and say, "you know what? we actually started making progress on this issue." >> woodruff: the obama budget projects a record deficit of more than $1.6 trillion this year. the red ink would top $7 trillion over the next ten years. the plan relies on a partial freeze on domestic programs, some tax increases, and reduced war spending to keep the deficit from being even larger. the president said he feels the pain those measures would cause, but expressed optimism about getting a deal that's good for the country. >> my hope is that what's different thi
years ago, when president obama became president of the united states, he made his inaugural address and said, i want swift, bold action now. to address the needs of the american people. one week and one day after that speech, the house of representatives passed the recovery act. and then it became law in a matter of weeks after that. i tell you this because this was a bold, swift action that put resources out there to meet them at the natiothe imagination and, and san francisco has always been a leader in terms of posing a model that is worthy of national support. so because of his speech, our swift actions, but most of all, because of the sense of community that city officials in san francisco saw here, and because of the ongoing leadership of the tenderloin neighborhood development corp., people's lives will be changed. when you hear speeches and wonder what is that all about? president obama's speech is now being translated into a better life for many more people who live here or receive services here. the recovery act is very important. it is part of a number of things that have
ahmadinejad today called the protests a western conspiracy. in washington, president obama sided with the demonstrators and accused iran of hypocrisy. >> i find it ironic you have the iranian regime pretending to celebrate what happened in egypt, when, in fact, they have acted in direct contrast to what happened to egypt by gunning down and beating a people who were trying to express themselves peacefully in iran. >> reporter: but it's not just iran. revolts are spreading across the region, including to u.s. allies. in bahrain, base of the u.s. navy's fifth fleet, protesters clashed with security forces for a second day. two demonstrators have been killed, including one shot at a funeral. the king of bahrain said he would investigate the shootings. bahrain has already promised to pay every family in the country $3,000. a gift from the kingdom. yemen, a poor country on the tip of the arabian peninsula can't afford such beneficence. small but relatively violent protests continued in yemen for a fifth day today. like in egypt, yemen's demonstrators want to topple their president of
>>> good day. i'm contessa brewer. the big story we're watching now, president obama grabbing the reins in the budget battle and driving republicans in a corner they may not like being in. >> it's a budget presents a detailed, multiyear, comprehensive plan to cut spending and reduce deficits. >> in the senate this morning, treasury secretary tim geithner lays out the president's 2012 budget for the finance committee. >> we have protected programs that support military people, readiness, and modernization. >> in the house today, the defense secretary at the armed services committee weighs in on what will be a tug-of-war over how much money the pentagon gets. >>> all over capitol hill -- general anxiety about spending cuts and the political consequences. the president called republicans' budget bluff with his big proposal to slash spending. >> it will mean freezing salaries of hard-working federal employees for the next two years. >> that preemptive move forces republicans to take an even stricter stand if they want to appear to be spending hawks. >> the federal government has a
protesters have been killed. yesterday, president obama criticized the iranian government. >> what has been true in egypt should be true in iran, which is that people should be able to express their opinions and their grievances, and seek a more responsive government. what's been different is the iranian government's response. which is to shoot people and beat people and arrest people. >> the iranian government had said it supports the uprisings in tunisia and egypt. >>> now to some disturbing news about one of our colleagues. cbs news chief foreign correspondent lara logan is recovering from a brutal attack she suffered while covering events in egypt. this is logan in cairo's tahrir square on friday night just before the assault. logan was separated from her crew, and security, in the crush of the mob that surrounded them. in a statement cbs news said she suffered a brutal and sustained sexual assault, and beating. logan was saved by a group of women, and egyptian soldiers. she has returned to the u.s., and is recovering in a hospital. >>> this morning, the pakistani government says a u.s.
to the navy's 5th fleet. >>> president obama and congressional republicans are lining up for a collision over spending. with a government shutdown looming in just over two weeks now. in the house yesterday, republicans advanced a $61 billion spending plan that would finance the government through september. president obama, though, threatened to veto, just hours after calling for some budgetary cooperation. >> this is a matter of everybody having a serious conversation about where we want to go. and then, ultimately, getting in that boat at the same time, so it doesn't tip over. >> i've been inviting the president to have that conversation since we took office two years ago. >> work on that bill moving through the house should be done by friday. but its future is anything but certain in the democratically-controlled senate. >>> your household budget could be facing cutbacks, too. prices for everything from sugar to shoes could be on the rise. and the reasons begin thousands of miles away. emily schmidt is now joining us from washington with more details. good morning, emily. >> reporter: vini
salud del presunto sobreviviente. cc1: >> el presidente barack obama defendio su presupeusto respondiendo auqienes lo critican por los recortes. >> en un ritual de todos los años elk congreso recibio el presupuesyo. >> significara congelar los salarios d elos empleados publicos pro losproxs 5 añs aÑos:este experto dice que habrá aumento en algunos programas para hispanos. >> la directorea de la clinica del publod ice que ellos no se verana fectados peor otros si. >> este presupuesto propone terminar con este fondoa utomaticamente. >> los republicanos crititican y dicenq se necesitan hacer mas recoryes. >> no solo ep presidente barack obama es criticado, el gobierno de california pretende cortar programas de servicios para personas discacpacitadas. >> a mi me ayduaba bastatnte ahora en san francisco esta muy caro. >> john cuentacon ayuda d ela organizaciona rt of san fracisco, a ellos les preocupa el corte de servicios por falta . >> estamos continuamos servicios para neustros clientes pero con mas cortes. >> hoy muchos prometieron estar presentes en las próximos manife
obama condecora >>>josé díaz balart: el presidente obama condecoró a 15 personas con la medalla de la libertad el máximo honor civil, y estuvo la canciller alemana merkel, george bush padre, y doctor muerto ninguna misión humanitaria, y hasta el llanto la conmovió, estaba una hispana. carlos botifoll tiene los detalles. >>>periodista: al darle la medalla a silvia méndez dijo que era un reconocimiento su lucha por los derechos civiles que comenzó cuando tenía 8 años. >>> estoy tan agradecida de este gran honor de este día, porque siento que mi papá y mi mamá que pelearon con todos los latinos están aquí. >>> cuando entrevistamos a silvia y sus hermanos me dijeron que no olvidan el 1943 cuando se le prohibió la entrada a la escuela que sus padres querían para ellos y dijeron que eran para los blancos. >>> creían que éramos tontos y cochinos. >>> y fue inaceptable para la familia de silvia que llevó su caso a la corte. y su victoria legal puso fin a la segregación a las escuelas de california y ayudó a abrir las puertas a los chicos de todas las minorías. >>> los lati
opposition figures to be executed. >>> the obama white house is keeping track of the big picture in the middle east and noting that every kun interest where we're seeing protests is a little different. we want to bring in our senior white house correspondent, ed henry. ed, what's the administration saying about the newest uprisings which are hard enough just to keep track of it. >> reporter: it is, candy, and it's interesting, jay carney, the new white house press secretary, the first briefing today and right out of the box he said the president is watching very close lit developments were you talking about, libya, bahrain, all through the middle east as well as north africa, but he was also very careful, jay carney was, to say what you just suggested which is as the president noted at his news conference yesterday, there is not a one-size-fits-all approach to these protests, that each country is different, and the administration is going to be careful not to dictate to each government about what to do here, but by the same token the administration is not shy about making sure to
from the budget, president obama threatening a veto of that idea saying he will overrule any cuts he finds disruptive. $14 trillion in red ink. who blinks first? you'll hear both sides today in "america's newsroom". >>> in the meantime, the riots are spreading in parts of the middle east, antigovernment protests now popping up in yemen, iran, libya, and bahrain, moments ago in bahrain, watch and listen to this: >> [explosions] >> bill: as you can see and hear from the gunfire, those protests taking a deadly turn. good morning, everybody. we will continue to monitor this out of bahrain out of parts of the middle east. i'm bill hemmer. well -- welcome to "america's newsroom". martha: busy day, good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum. one person shot dead, several others seriously wounded in that country's capitol and this is the scene in iran: >> progovernment demonstrations taking place, the hard line regime threatening to kill any opposition protestors or leaders. they want them executed, despite the warning, thousands of people continue to fill the streets in tehran. >> gunfir
of the house, he's singing a little different tune. >> over the last two years since president obama has taken office, the federal government has added 200,000 new federal jobs. and if some of those jobs are lost in this, so be it. >> if some of the jobs are lost, so be it? from the guy who ran the campaign on where are the jobs? of course he's wrong on the numbers. and the number of jobs created, the net increase was 58,000, if since obama has come in. so boehner was only off by about 142,000. you know why he was off by that? because he picked the number out of his back pocket. they just make it up! it's amazing. the office of management and budget found that, in fact, in 2010, there were 8.4 federal employees for every 1,000 americans. under bush, there were 9.1 federal workers per 1,000 citizens. do you know what that means? that means that president bush had more federal employees per capita. in fact, under president obama, we're seeing the lowest level of federal employees per capita since before 1962. so less federal employees per capita, and they call him a socialist anyway. oh, he's ad
obama awarded the medal of freedom to 15 people including gene kennedy smith, sam musial, yo yo ma and former president george h.w. bush. >> with the steady diplomatic hand of president bush that made impossible an achievement once thought impossible. ending the cold war without firing a shot. >> the medal of freedom is the nation's highest for a civilian. mr. bush cited over 70 years of public service. that's one of the things he talked about, he started that service in world war ii. those are your headlines. >> congratulations to everybody. >> congressional lawmakers breaking out the red pens this morning proposing major changes to the president's new budget proposal. peter doocy is live in washington with the latest. peter? >> brian, that's right. even though congress is still trying to figure out how to fund the government for the rest of 2011, president obama has sent his man from the white house office of management and budget, jack lew over to capitol hill to defend his suggested budget for 2012 and that's a perfecty tall order because so many in congress especially the ne
for republicans to beat barack obama. don't tell that to rush limbaugh or a lot of other be conservatives. let's get to the rundown we'll start with the budget. from defends his 2012 budget playing against those who say it doesn't go far enough he's threatening to veto the proposed spending bill for 2011 budget. house republicans are looking to slash some $60 billion in the next seven months. mike, you must have had a ball watching this new open house. they got all sorts of crazy amendments that will hit the floor today as well but the reality is there seems to be a showdown between house republicans and the white house over funding levels. >> well, you're right. john boehner is keeping his end of the bargain and keeping open rules. anyone can come forward with an amendment. doesn't mean they will be debated. there's some 400 now all together. look if you think the pentagon should be funding nascar, if you think that the war in afghanistan, the funding for that should be cut, if you think foreign aid should be cut, the corporation for public broadcast, head start for underprivileged pre-school
in the district. >>> president obama tried to rally democrats to support his new spending plan and threatening to veto budget cuts but the white house may be in for a long fight. we get the latest from doug luzader. >> reporter: even some democrats weren't thrilled with the president's new budget so the white house is hoping to change the minds and brace for battle. as president obama strode to the podium yesterday, he did little to hide his frustration over charges that his budget is too timid. >> let's face it, you guys are pretty impatient. if something doesn't happen today, then the assumption is it won't happen. >> reporter: the white house seemed taken aback spending the day trying to convince everyone about the budget. but the combination of spending cuts seem to alienate democrats and republicans. republicans said the spending is out of control. >> the federal government is borrowing nearly 40 cents of every dollar that it spends. the president's budget as unveiled yesterday does not deal with that situation and in fact makes it even worse. >> reporter: and left untouched in the budget
obama stepped up the pressure on pakistan to release raymond davis, he's an american diplomat who's been jailed since he sot and killed two pakistani men in january. as david martin reports, the case has strain it had relationship between two partners in the war on terror. >> reporter: facing a possible death sentence, raymond davis has been catapulted catapult frn obscure job at the american embassy in pakistan to the center of a diplomatic meltdown with a critical ally. now the president has been dragged in. >> if our diplomats are in another country, then they are not subject to that country's local prosecution. >> reporter: davis is protected by a long-standing treaty which grants diplomats in foreign countries immunity from local laws. but he has been held in a pakistani jail for nearly three weeks since gunning down two men who apparently tried to rop him. the u.s. says it was self-defense. a local police call it cold-blooded murder and outraged pakistanis want davis hanged. >> it doesn't matter whether he was a diplomat or not. a murder is a murder and a murderer is a murderer. >>
to do is go to president obama's budget, page 171 to see him tell the truth. here are the receipts. these are the things that are revenues and these outlays are our spending. receipts and outlay. s. here is the deficit. bad one, 1.6 and 1.1. 2013 we're up to the middle of the decade, 768 and then -- well okay here is the middle of the decade. we're still $607 billion away from that. here is what we're taking in and here is what we're spending, this should be zero and these two must match. he must have meant 2016. 2017, no no, it's down from the year before but 2018, 2019, 2020 -- oh, boy, it's getting bad. mr. president, i could be missing something or, what is the old-fashioned word, lying. which is it? deficits through 2020. his explanation for this obvious discrepancy was. [ laughter ] >> glenn: the interested on the debt, i know. here i thought we were being honest. my goodness, that is so great. isn't it great you just not count an entire category but even if you do that, still deficits every single year also promised to cut $1 trillion over the next ten years. that is an aver
more. >> president obama will meet with senate democrats at the white house today to talk about the budget for 2012 and to talk about spending right now. >> this new majority will keep our word with the american people be quashed the house back to work on a sweeping round of budget cuts. the $61 billion package would slash funding for hundreds of federal programs, from the peace corps to homeland security. >> it is in fact the single largest rescission package in the history of this commerce. >> the measure was advanced despite a veto threat from barack obama. >> it is important to make sure that we do not try to make a series of symbolic cuts this year that could endanger the recovery. >> democrats called the gop cuts dangerous. >> this legislation will destroy american jobs while harming middle class families, young adults, singers, and even our veterans. >> john boehner says it is time to get serious about spending. >> since president obama took office, the federal government has added 200,000 new federal jobs. >> the government could run out of blunt and shut down the spendi
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